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Nov 12, 2012 4:30am EST
to be a rough couple of months for the u.s. economy. >> president obama says he's willing to compromise to reach an agreement, but he insists america's top earners pay more in taxes. >>> it's approximately two weeks since hurricane sandy hit shore in the northeast. crews are still working to restore power to 120,000 homes in new jersey. 4,000 residents are still living in shelters. fema has approved more than $450 million in assistance. in the meantime, governor andrew cuomo plans to ask the government for $30 billion in disaster aid. >>> the federal red cross says it has received $117 million in donations to help the victims of sandy. the agency also says its response has been near flawless. some residents in certain areas disagree with that. they say the help has been sporadic and very difficult to find. >> red cross hasn't offered any assistance until yesterday. they take people's hard working money to assist people, and when push comes to shove, they don't assist. >> i think we are near flawless in this operation. i'm just so proud of everything that we are doing on the ground. >> the red cr
Nov 13, 2012 4:30am EST
fear that could plunge our economy into a deep recession. president obama will discuss the issue with congressional leaders on friday. >>> the man suspected of being the east coast rapist is expected to enter his first guilty plea in virginia today. aaron thomas is expected to take responsibility for the 2009 attack on three teenage trick or treaters in prince william county. he's accused of forcing them into the woods and raping two of them on halloween night. thomas is expected to enter a second guilty plea in loudoun county at the end of the month. both those cases carry life sentences. >>> rescuers saved one person in a house fire in the district. it broke out at the 1700 block of benning road northeast. firefighters say the fire started in the kitchen causing heavy smoke. three people were taken to the hospital. they're expected to be okay. >>> two cars struck and killed a 42-year-old woman trying to cross the street in prince george's county. it happened at the 3800 block of kenilworth avenue and bladensburg. the victim, mary harding, was not in the crosswalk at the time. n
Nov 9, 2012 5:00am EST
raising taxes. he wasn't talking about growing the economy. so as people earn more, we end up getting more tax revenue from those larger earnings. all of this may not calm wall street because whatever they do between now and the end of the year may be temporary if they continue to work out the big picture. what we do know, the congressional budget office says, if congress does nothing, we could be looking at 9% unemployment next year. >> tracie potts live on capitol hill. tracie, thank you. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton has said she does not plan to stay with the obama administration for his second term. that has sparked a lot of questions about who the president would choose to fill that spot. it appears u.n. ambassador susan rice is emerging as a leading candidate. according to bloomberg news, several white house officials say rice is close to the president and has a similar foreign policy philosophy as the president. senator john kerry and national security adviser tom donlon have also been mentioned as potential replacements. hillary clinton may remain secretary of state for t
Nov 15, 2012 5:00am EST
.s. economy is very resilient and won't collapse even if a plan can't be agreed on january 1st. buffet also says he believes the economy will be fine even if income and capitals gains taxes were significantly higher. >>> it is unclear why a man pulled a began on a sheriff's deputy. that deputy fired his weapon killing the man. this went down at a home on 63rd avenue, riverdale road. he was trying to serve a peace order, similar to a protective order. a woman answered the door, let the deputy in. then a man came out from another room with a gun. the deputy fired his weapon, killing the man. neighbors were surprised to hear the deadly shooting in that home. >> i know them enough to say, hey, how are you, a face and a name. we're going to be concerned. this is our neighborhood. >> the sheriff's deputy is a tenured officer and is now on administrative leave. >>> police hope images can help track down this man who robbed a walmart on route 198 and shot a store manager. the manager followed the gunman outside to the parking lot. rescuers took him to the hospital. he is expected to be okay >> prin
Nov 9, 2012 6:00am EST
but does warn, if america goes over the fiscal cliff, the economy will return to recession, and unemployment will go over 9%. aaron? >> jackie deangelis, thank you. >>> the fiscal cliff could have a devastating effect on northern virginia. a recent study found virginia could lose thousands of jobs because it had so many defense contractors and military agencies. governor bob mcdonnell is preparing for the worst. he's urging agency heads to look for potential cuts of 4% to their budgets for the 2014 fiscal year. >>> hailing a cab could get a little more pricey for the inauguration. the d.c. cab association is looking into implementing a surcharge for the weekend. the charge will reportedly target extra passengers in each car in order to encourage cabbies to work during the busiest times of the weekend. a surcharge was added for nationals playoff games, but it was rescinded. it will all be discussed at the taxicab commission's next meeting. >>> this morning we're seeing how emotional president obama got during and after his re-election bid. >> what you guys have done and the
Nov 11, 2012 6:00am EST
that could only be found in veterans. but finding work for veterans in this economy has been tough. >> sometimes i feel like it's a slap to the face, because we served our country. >> johnson left the army in 2009 after serving two tours in iraq. >> i had plenty of interviews and people shake my hand and tell me thanks for what you did for the country and everything like that. and i didn't get the job. >> the bureau of labor statistics reports that unemployment among veterans is above 12%. that's why two marines moving says when you hire their services, you're actively putting veterans the work. customers like manny solis say they chose these veterans because they're veterans. >> i want to do this because of what i've heard about them. >> i prayed for something like this. >> johnson said this opportunity has motivated him and hopefully others. >> it's not over. god's got you. you got to have yourself. >> he's proven himself to be army strong. >>> two marines moving wants to hire 50 veterans by veterans day. so far they've hired 35. anyone interested can still apply. and with the ar
Nov 12, 2012 6:00am EST
.s. economy. >> president obama says he's willing to compromise to reach an agreement, but he insists america's top earners pay more in taxes. >>> firefighters pulled a victim from the c&o canal around 11:00 last night. it's not clear how he fell into the canal. at last check he's listed in critical condition. >>> police are trying to figure out who shot and killed a 20-year-old man in prince george's county. they found the man suffering from a gunshot wound in lewisdale yesterday morning. police are working on a motive in this case. >>> police also trying to figure out a motive in a fast food restaurant shooting. the man at the taco bell on minstrel way in columbia was shot several times early yesterday morning. he is currently in critical condition. police say they're looking for two men who they believe are responsible for the shooting. >>> there are some changes to public transportation today because of veterans day. metro is open, but it's running on a saturday schedule. off-peak fares are in effect all day, and there's free, parkings well. no marc or vre service today. two orange line
Nov 13, 2012 5:00am EST
cuts would automatically take effect. economists fear that could plunge our economy into a deep recession. congressional leaders say they're confident they could get a deal done. >>> firefighters rescue at least one person from a house in washington. it broke out just after midnight on the 1700 block of benning road. firefighters say the small kitchen fire caused heavy smoke. three people were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. they're expected to be okay. >>> 5:34 right now. two cars hit and killed a 42-year-old woman trying to cross the street in prince george's county. the deadly accident last night in the 3800 block of kenilworth avenue in bladensburg. the victim mary harding was not in the crosswalk at the time of the accident. no word on whether the drivers will face any charges. >>> a car also hit a woman crossing the street in montgomery county. police say she was walking along georgia avenue north of randolph road in silver spring when the car hit her. investigators believe the woman was not in the crosswalk. the driver did stay on the scene. his 10-year-old son
Nov 15, 2012 6:00am EST
for the increases. >>> a new study shows the dream act could impact not just education but the state's economy and crime as well. the maryland institute of policies and research looked into the new law passed on election day. >>> maryland live will bring in table games and add to slot machines already in the building. they will play poker and blackjack 24 hours a day. it will add 1200 employees which would double its staff. they hope to complete expansion by early spring. >> 6:37 right now. the the new owner for robert griffin iii says he has never seen this before. >>> a medical mistake. one woman claims was left in her foot after surgery. >>> and we are closing in on the end of an era. what will happen today that could decide whether you can buy a twinkie ever again. >>> 6:37. 45 degrees out there. cold. how long will these temperatures >>> welcome back. social media can really get your mental out there. these two kids can attest to that. they wanted a cat. their dad told them they could adopt one if 1,000 people liked them on facebook. guess what, 7-year-old and 1-year-old posted a picture
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